A rhubarb crunch pie baked by an Albion woman took top honors in the single crust division at the Allen County Fair pie baking contest earlier this week and was auctioned off for $170.
In all there were 20 entries for this year’s contest.
All of the pies were auctioned off for a record total of $1,135. The profits will be donated to the Allen County Fairgrounds Building Fund.
The winners were as follows:
Single Crust Pies
Champion: Dara Yoder, Albion – Rhubarb Crunch Pie
Reserve Champion: Darlene Stahlhut, Fort Wayne – Summer Peach & Blueberry Pie
Double Crust Pies
Champion: Marsha Dennison, Fort Wayne – Rhubarb Cherry Pie
Reserve Champion: Jasper Schroeder, Huntertown – Caramel Apple Pie
Lattice Crust Pies
Champion: Coby Sohn, Columbia City – Goodness Gracious Grape Pie
Reserve Champion: Jillian Warner, Fort Wayne – Plain Jane Blueberry Pie